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Can grinding teeth lead to tooth loosening?

5 doctors weighed in
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In brief: Yes

More common to see tooth loosening associated with periodontal disease or in combination with it.

In brief: Yes

More common to see tooth loosening associated with periodontal disease or in combination with it.
Dr. Michael Montgomery
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Clenching and/or grinding can put stress on the support system of your teeth and cause tooth loosening.
In addtion, if you have gum disease, tooth grinding and/or clenching can accelerate the breakdown due to the gum disease which can also result in loosening teeth.

In brief: Yes

Clenching and/or grinding can put stress on the support system of your teeth and cause tooth loosening.
In addtion, if you have gum disease, tooth grinding and/or clenching can accelerate the breakdown due to the gum disease which can also result in loosening teeth.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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Dr. Felicia Mata
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Dr. Felicia Mata
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Yes.

If the occlusion or bite is not balanced, the dentition is more susceptible to periodontal damage from trauma that can eventually cause bone loss due to periodontal disease.
Please see your dentist to have a mouth protection fabricated , e.g. A splint or mouth guard.

In brief: Yes.

If the occlusion or bite is not balanced, the dentition is more susceptible to periodontal damage from trauma that can eventually cause bone loss due to periodontal disease.
Please see your dentist to have a mouth protection fabricated , e.g. A splint or mouth guard.
Dr. Felicia Mata
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